Quiet ripples seem to pass through Swedish artist Anette Hallback’s canvases, suggesting lapping waves, icy fjords or layered hills rising up from the horizon. Her textural surfaces are made with linen dipped in off-white, beige or pale grey plaster, which are then shaped into sculptural waves tha
There’s a fine line between whimsical and something that veers more toward the tacky side. Saying that, I have to applaud designers who try to incorporate shapes of nature in to their work, as the risk is much higher. When it does succeed the pay off is high. One of those studios who I think [
I’ve been following Japanese brand Ariake ever since 2017/2018 when I discovered that a designer I had been following by the name of Zoe Mowat had collaborated to make an exquisite indigo-dyed cabinet. Ariake is a furniture brand founded by Legnatec and Hirata Chair, two factories from the fur
Functional design can sometimes be limiting in the fact that there’s only so much play in the shape of an object. Take bowls or plates as an example, it’s going be hard to break the mould and create a form that actually outside of the function that’s set in our mind. That’s w
Talented up and coming artist is Swedish creative Sarita Arte who specialises in collecting wood from her surroundings and translating these in to sculptural abstract artwork.
Oyyo, a Swedish design studio and producer of textile interior products, was founded by Lina Zedig and Marcus Åhrén focusing not only on handicraft but also how we can connect cultures.
Apollo is a modular co-working design system by Office for Design that's been made with the concept of producing a piece of furniture that was both aesthetically pleasing but economic.
Malou Palmqvist is a Swedish artist who has used her fashion background to create this series of sculptures that she regards as "Three Dimensional Collages" which play with the idea of balance.
For 2018 studio Perspective have collaborated with Bo Arenander for Stockholm Design Week to produce a series of sculptures in black and white that are made from stoneware clay.
Swedish designer Jonas Wagell collaborated with From the Bay, a Taiwan-based company to create a range of contemporary lighting, furniture and objects for their first collection.
I have been admiring these beautiful works by Carina Seth Andersson, a designer who makes minimalist but functional glass and ceramic works at her studio in Gustavsberg, Sweden.
This collection of Reed Glass, designed by Swedish creative Staffan Holm, is part of a series titled 'Anamorphic objects', which is about exploring movement in everyday objects.